Infection and Prevention and Control

Regular price $33.00 USD
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What is Infection and Prevention and Control?

Infection and infectious diseases in humans are caused when harmful germs, known as pathogens, enter the body and grow. These micro-organisms are so small they can only be seen by using a microscope. For people living in care homes, infections can be serious and, in some cases, life-threatening. They can also make existing medical conditions worse. Regular contact with staff, other residents, family and friends and the shared living space all mean infection can easily be passed around. It is therefore vital to take the steps that can help prevent infection occurring.

Who is the Infection and Prevention and Control Course Suitable For?

This online Infection and Prevention and Control course is suitable for those working in health and social care requiring an understanding of their role and responsibilities.

What's Included in the Infection and Prevention and Control Course?

The aim of this online Infection and Prevention and Control course is to familiarise yourself with these and provide you with useful ways of preventing them.

Course Content

  • Types of pathogens
  • The chain of infection
  • Breaking the chain
  • Your health and hygiene
  • Hand hygiene
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Safe handing of waste or soiled materials

Course Duration

40 minutes

Available In

Audio with Subtitles

Delivered

Internet / online 

For short courses a completion certificate is available at the end of the course. You can screenshot this or print it out to confirm completion of the training.

For accredited courses a certificate will be sent directly to you from the appropriate awarding body.

All you need to complete our e-learning courses is a computer, tablet or smartphone and an internet connection.

E-learning is flexible, efficient, and cost-effective, meaning you can progress through the modules at your own pace, at your own time to fit the training in around your work and personal life.

Short online courses also help employers to demonstrate that they have fulfilled their legal duties to ensure their personnel have been adequately trained.

Once the courses have been completed, a confirmation of results can be saved or printed as evidence. This can then be kept on record as evidence of suitable training.

You will instantly receive a confirmation email with your order details and your course login details will follow within one business working day.

Please note that course bookings can not be processed over weekends or bank holidays and will be processed the next business working day.

Step 1

Click the 'Buy' or 'Add to cart' button and you will be taken to our payment/booking page where you can choose to pay online now using a debit/credit card or you can pay later by invoice.

Step 2

Once you have paid for your course(s), you will receive an email from our team advising how to begin your training.

Step 3

You will be provided with a username and password which will enable you to access the e-learning portal. Login to start your course, once you have completed and passed the course, you will be able to download and print your certificate straight away.

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